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UPDATE: Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, November 7, 2012 2:00 PM EST

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Atlanta, GA--(ENEWSPF)--November 7, 2012 2:00 PM EST

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Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak - Current Case Count  

November 7, 2012 2:00 PM EST

Previous Case Count Maps  

NOTICE: Going forward, we will be providing case count updates on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 

Cases with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

 

 

Cases and Deaths with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

Table by State
StateTotal Case CountsPeripheral Joint InfectionsDeaths
TOTALS 424* 10 31
Florida (FL) 23 0 3
Georgia (GA) 1 0 0
Idaho (ID) 1 0 0
Illinois (IL) 2 0 0
Indiana (IN) 51 0 4
Maryland (MD) 23 0 1
Michigan (MI) 119 6 7
Minnesota (MN) 11 0 0
New Hampshire (NH) 12 4 0
New Jersey (NJ) 25 0 0
New York (NY) 1 0 0
North Carolina (NC) 3 0 1
Ohio (OH) 16 0 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0 0
Rhode Island (RI) 3 0 0
South Carolina (SC) 1 0 0
Tennessee (TN) 79 0 13
Texas (TX) 2 0 0
Virginia (VA) 50 0 2

*414 cases of fungal meningitis, stroke due to presumed fungal meningitis, or other central nervous system-related infection meeting the outbreak case definition, plus 10 peripheral joint infections (e.g., knee, hip, shoulder, elbow). No deaths have been associated with peripheral joint infections.

Case counts by state are based on the state where the procedure was performed, not the state of residence.

For additional information about the multistate fungal meningitis outbreak, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html

Source: cdc.gov 

 

 

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